Managing commercial properties during the COVID-19 crisis is a challenge. Buildings from schools to offices to churches currently sit empty. A vacant property is vulnerable to theft, vandalism and property damage. The challenge with a vacant building is that any damage can go overlooked for an extended period of time. All commercial building managers must take extra precautions to protect their real estate assets. Thinking of things such as security, inspection processes, utility management and...
A fire can develop and spread very quickly in a home. Many homeowners may be putting their home at
risk through everyday actions and not even realize it. In some cases the fire and smoke damage could
have been prevented if the homeowner was aware of heat sources in the home that
could be increasing their risk.
Has a fire or flood damaged your property? Do you have
a mold infestation or biohazard emergency? Call the emergency disaster cleanup
experts at Soil-Away – 603-641-6555. Soil-Away has been serving the greater
Hudson, NH area since 1990 and is family owned and operated. Here is a quick
story of how we recently helped a Hudson
homeowner recover from fire damage.
Autumn is upon us. It seems like only yesterday the summer
season was in full bloom; warm days, lazy summer nights, picnics, cookouts and
fun in the park; the kids out for summer vacation. It was a glorious
experience. But now it’s almost over, the kids are back in school and we seem
to be mourning the end of summer right along with them. Don’t despair! Summer
will be back before you know it. For now we need to prepare for fall. There are
many things that are awaiting us in the fall season; cooler...
An unattended frying pan erupted in flames; faulty wiring
ravaged your house burning everything in its way; your chimney failed sending
soot backflowing into your home. Any one of these scenarios could have been what
caused such devastation. The bottom line is that your home was damaged by fire.
Whether it was contained to one room or traveled to other areas; you still have
a mess on your hands. The fire was extinguished, but your problems are far from
over. You are now plagued with smoke and
After being exposed to heat, smoke, and the chemicals used by firefighters to put out the fire not everything should be salvaged. The items that you toss should include food, medicines, cosmetics and burned clothing.
When disaster strikes your home, it can leave a trail of devastation behind. But the real gut-wrenching loss are those valuables that cannot be replaced, whether a family heirloom, photographs or some other memento. While we certainly cannot predict when a fire or flood will hit, there are some steps you can take to protect those items that are most valuable to you.
Fires can leave a trail of devastation for homeowners, not only with the damage to the home itself but the family’s belongings. While insurance can go a long way to making the homeowner whole again, it can be difficult overcoming the emotional hurdles of losing those sentimental items. As an Auburn, NH family learned after a small fire in their home, it is well worth the effort for every homeowner to take some necessary precautions to prevent house fires.
Living in New England, residents are accustomed to the fluctuating temperatures and ever-erratic weather patterns that can bring pop-up storms and unexpected rain showers. Here in the Granite State, snowstorms, wind-driven rain and heat waves are ordinary occurrences, and can sometimes be experienced in the same week! While most New Hampshire (NH) residents are accustomed to the unpredictable New England weather, many home and business owners may not be aware of the steps needed to ensure their...
What do cooking grills, stoves, power cord strips and space heaters all have in common? The ability to produce unwanted flames resulting in the need to utilize a fire damage restoration service. These everyday items can be found in many New Hampshire (NH) homes and businesses, as they add convenience and simplicity to our busy lives. While cooking a family dinner on the stove or plugging-in multiple power cords into a power strips is performed daily without a second thought, a fire emergency can...
Many New Hampshire residents are staying warm this winter season by loading up their fireplace with the wood they’ve spent all season cutting, and hoping it lasts long enough to burn away the winter blues. While having a fireplace is a great way to keep your home warm during the winter season, do you know what items are safe to burn? Or better yet, what items you shouldn’t burn in your fireplace? This may seem like a very simple question for some, but for others, throwing some of the wood you’ve...
The holidays are wrapping up, your in-laws have graciously left until the next family gathering, but not before giving you parental advice or cooking recipes that you will only use for them, and now it’s time to take down the holiday decorations. If you’re anything like me, the Christmas tree will be down before New Year’s Day and your fur-children will go back to chewing the kitchen table legs and area rugs. To ensure your holiday season is wrapped up nicer than the bow on the Christmas presents,...
Soil-Away is a full service disaster restoration contractor. Our team specializes in 24/7 emergency response for fire, smoke, water, flood, mold and biohazard damage to your property. Soil-Away is based in New Hampshire and has been serving commercial and residential clients throughout New England since 1990.